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2011-03-21 16:47:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a recent pivotal allergic rhinitis (AR) satisfaction survey assessing patient and healthcare provider perspectives on AR reveal that symptoms like nasal congestion and post-nasal drip continue to impact patients' daily activities. Findings from the Nasal Allergy Survey Assessing Limitations (NASL) 2010, released today by Teva Respiratory at the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) Annual Meeting, held in San...

2011-03-07 15:39:39

The longer days and warmer weather are not only a sign that spring has sprung, but also a signal that allergies are in full bloom. Doctors at Baylor College of Medicine have a few tips on how to get through the season. "As the weather gets warmer and humid we see increasing levels of tree pollen, followed by grass pollen and to some degree mold spores later in the season," said Dr. Madhu Narra, assistant professor of medicine in the section of allergy, immunology and rheumatology at Baylor...

2011-03-01 13:22:18

Depression is a common problem in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) and negatively impacts patients' symptom burden, ability to function, and quality of life (QOL), according to new research published in the March 2011 issue of Otolaryngology "“ Head and Neck Surgery. Nearly 14 percent of Americans suffer from chronic sinusitis and may have the following symptoms for 12 weeks or more; facial pain/pressure, facial congestion/fullness, nasal obstruction/blockage, thick nasal...

2011-01-29 00:02:03

Leading health and fitness teacher and author Susan Smith Jones, PhD, reveals her favorite Swiss remedy to help relieve the miseries of cold and flu. Olbas Oil from Switzerland is one of the top decongestants in England and is fast becoming an American favorite remedy. Philadelphia, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 27, 2011 Now that cold and flu season is here, it's just a matter of time before almost everyone winds up with a runny nose, hacking cough or a sore throat. For those already suffering...

2010-12-20 18:46:51

Nasal congestion can be a sign of severe asthma, which means that healthcare professionals should be extra vigilant when it comes to nasal complaints. Furthermore, more severe asthma appears to be more common than previously thought, reveals a study from the Sahlgrenska Academy's Krefting Research Centre. Published in the online scientific journal Respiratory Research, the population study included 30,000 randomly selected participants from the west of Sweden and asked questions about...

2010-12-14 06:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISTA), today announced it has initiated a Phase 2 clinical study of bepotastine besilate nasal spray for the treatment of symptoms associated with seasonal allergic rhinitis, the inflammation of the nasal passages caused by allergies. The randomized, placebo-controlled, parallel-group environmental study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of bepotastine besilate, dosed twice daily, in patients presenting...

2010-11-29 14:32:25

People with multi-symptom asthma more often have night-time awakenings due to asthma-symptoms, a sign of severe asthma. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Respiratory Research have shown that asthma with multiple symptoms is more highly prevalent than previously suggested, comprising 20- 25% of all asthmatics. Investigators from the University of Gothenburg have performed a large-scale epidemiological survey in West Sweden, comprising of a random sample of 30,000...

2010-11-25 00:00:46

Although most consumers turn to the same over-the-counter medicines for winter colds, Buster Brands is ensuring that a change is in the works. Launching its "Send Us Your Nasal Spray" campaign, Buster Brands will be giving a free bottle of Sinus Buster or Allergy Buster to consumers that send in their old nasal spray. Morristown, NJ (Vocus/PRWEB) November 23, 2010 When fall and winter colds arrive, many consumers turn to the same over-the-counter medicines that they've been using for years,...

2010-11-16 09:00:00

MADISON, N.J., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- From crowded malls to stuffy noses, consumers are in need of relief, especially during the hectic holiday season. In fact, a recent poll shows that about 70 percent of people avoid crowded or congested areas during the holidays.(1) To help holiday shoppers breathe easier this season, Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, maker of Advil® pain-relief products, is celebrating the launch of Advil® Congestion Relief by...

2010-10-06 06:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISTA), today announced positive preliminary results from a Phase 1/2 clinical study of bepotastine besilate nasal spray conducted in Canada for the treatment of symptoms associated with seasonal allergic rhinitis, the inflammation of the nasal passages caused by allergies. The findings demonstrated two of the three bepotastine besilate concentrations tested were effective in relieving patients' nasal...